COATS & CLARK'S O.N.T. "SPEED-CRO-SHEEN" MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44: 2 balls of No. 131 Fudge Brown.
Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 2/0 (double zero). 5 yards of red velvet ribbon, ⅝ inch wide.
GAUGE: 5 sc make 1 inch; 5 sc rnds make 1 inch; 2 shell rnds make 1½ inches.
Starting at center of crown, ch 2. 1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc). 3rd rnd: * 2 sc in next sc (1 sc increased), sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. 4th to 12th rnds incl: Sc in each sc, increasing 6 sc evenly on each rnd. 13th rnd: Inc 8 sc evenly around (80 sc). 14th rnd: Sl st in next sc, ch 3, in same sc make dc, ch 1 and 2 dc (shell made); * skip 3 sc, in next sc make 2 dc, ch 1 and 2 dc. Repeat from * around. Join (20 shells). 15th, 16th and 17th rnds: Sl st in next dc and in next sp, ch 3, in same sp make dc, ch 1 and 2 dc (shell made over shell); in sp of each shell make 2 dc, ch 1 and 2 dc. Join. 18th rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, sc in each dc and in each ch-1 sp around (100 sc).
BRIM ... 19th rnd: Repeat 13th rnd (108 sc). 20th and 21st rnds: Repeat 14th and 15th rnds (27 shells). 22nd rnd: Repeat 18th rnd. 23rd rnd: Working over sc's into stitch below, make an sc over each sc around. Join and break off.
Cut a piece of ribbon slightly longer than first shell rnd of Crown. Weave through spaces of shells and fasten ends securely. Weave remaining ribbon through shell rnds of Crown and Brim. Press lightly.
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